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Area sports briefs

The Coal Ridge High School cheerleading squad were awarded as the most-improved team at the Universal Cheerleaders Association instructional camp, held Aug. 23-26.At the same camp, four local individuals, two from Rifle and Roaring Fork High Schools received UCA All-Star honors. Bears cheerleaders Nicolle McCown and Gabrielle Rodriquez were honored as were Stacia Comings and Sean Connors of RFHS.

Tee times are available for today’s Soda Pop Open golf tournament at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club.The tournament is open to boys and girls 18 and younger. The entry fee is $10.Information: 945-7086.

An introductory meeting for students interested in playing for the 2005 Glenwood Springs High School boys golf team will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the DECA room at the high school.Contact GSHS head coach at 945-6085 for more information.There will be a meeting for student-athletes wishing to participate in the Roaring Fork High School golf program at 7 p.m. Thursday in Carbondale, at the high school. Information: Larry Williams, 945-2074.

Registration is open for the Rick Upchurch Rare Breed football camp. The camp, which will have seven former NFL players coaching, is open to players entering third through eighth grades in the fall. It is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4-6, at Glenwood Springs High School. Lunch is provided.The fee is $75 per player, and scholarships are available. Information and registration: Scott Zerfoss, 945-0318.

The Rifle Grand Slam Softball Camp will take place Aug. 8-11 from 6-8 p.m. at Deerfield Park in Rifle. The camp is open to players entering high school in the fall and the registration fee is $60. Registration forms are available at the Rifle Recreation Department.Information: Cindy Skinner, 625-7777.

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